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Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Rhodes College
Tennessee, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Feb 23, 2023

Job Title:

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry



Job Description:

The Chemistry Department at Rhodes College i nvites applications for a three-year visiting position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in August 2023. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Chemistry or a related field and must exhibit a firm commitment to teaching at a liberal arts college. Applications are welcome from candidates who specialize in any sub-discipline of chemistry or in interdisciplinary areas. The successful candidate must be able to teach physical chemistry and physical chemistry lab. Additionally, this person will teach four other courses per year, which could include introductory chemistry, introductory chemistry laboratory, and an advanced course in chemistry or a related discipline. Other opportunities to teach in the curriculum include a senior capstone course in the candidate's area of specialization, and other courses that align with the candidate's training. Rhodes College believes that diversity and inclusion are critical to our success as an institution, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. Furthermore, Rhodes College is committed to supporting the work-life balance of its faculty.

Rhodes is a nationally ranked residential college committed to the liberal arts and sciences. Our highest priorities are intellectual engagement, service to others, commitment to diversity and inclusion, and honor among ourselves. Our students live and learn on one of the country's most beautiful campuses, located in the heart of Memphis, an economic, medical, and culturally diverse center, making Rhodes one of a handful of prominent liberal arts colleges in a major metropolitan area.

Rhodes College prides itself on being a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming environment. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and anti-discrimination .

A complete application will include 1) a cover letter that addresses the strengths the candidate will bring as a teacher and scholar to a liberal arts college environment; 2) a curriculum vitae; and 3) a separate statement that addresses how your experiences with teaching, scholarship, and/or service will contribute to a college community that includes a commitment to diversity and inclusion as one of its core values. Review of completed applications will begin April 3, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. All candidates should regularly check their email, as you may be prompted for the names and contact information for three references. Candidates from backgrounds typically underrepresented in higher education are strongly encouraged to apply. Background checks are required before candidates can be brought to campus for interviews.

For additional information regarding the position, please contact Dr. Darlene Loprete, Chair of the Search Committee, at .


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